Toronto will face challenges in meeting it’s ambitious tree planting goals.
If you take down a tree in Toronto, you’ll be required to plant new trees to replenish the urban forest. But how many saplings does it take to fill the place of a mature tree?
The city has set an ambitious goal to increase tree canopy coverage – up from its current 28 per cent to 40 per cent by 2057 – that relies heavily on the action of private residents to plant and maintain trees on their property. (2014) The Globe and Mail by Kat Sieniuc.